The Calculus Student's Companion

Brought to you by Ms. Valerie Albano, Byram Hills High School, Armonk, NY

A Dozen Calculus Treasures for Students

The Calculus Corner of the Math Archives
This site has a huge variety of links to different calculus resources including projects and programs, articles, posters and discussions.

Ask Dr. Math Your Calculus Questions
Find answers to previously asked questions about calculus. You can also ask some of your own!

Calculus Tutorial
Need to brush up on derivatives? Does integration have you baffled? Click here for an on-line calculus tutorial.

Graphics for the Calculus Classroom
A collection of graphical demonstrations on topics including derivatives, volume by integrating cross-sectional areas, secants and tangents, trig limits, etc.

AP Calculus Challenge
Are you up for the challenge? This site contains over 25 very challenging calculus questions posed by high school students.


Newton's Method
Newton's Method for finding the roots of a function for both real and complex numbers.




History of Mathematics
This site has biographies of mathematicians, chronologies and histories of famous curves.




Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Visit this page for some wonderful biographies of female mathematicians.


Calculus Puzzles and Problems
A fun collection of math puzzles and MUCH more are here for your enjoyment!

Why Are Slopes Important?
You've been learning about slopes since the middle school, now enter into this scholarly discussion of slopes and why they are important. A calculus perspective of slope as a rate of change is emphasized.


Archimedes' Constant
This site contains a scholarly calculus and trigonometric approach to pi.

Mathematical Quotations
"Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics." Find out who said this as well as other quotations from famous mathematicians.